Actor Billy Miller, known for his role as Billy Abbott in The Young and the Restless, passed away on Friday, September 15, two days before his birthday!
A new drama affecting the cast of the soap opera The Young and the Restless, which has been airing on CBS since March 1973. Comedian Billy Miller died on September 15, two days before celebrating his 44th birthday. Télé-Loisirs reported that the causes of the actor’s death are currently unknown. However, Billy Miller’s manager told Variety: “The actor was suffering from manic-depressive disorder when he died.”
Billy Miller joined the cast of The Young and the Restless in 2008. He appeared in a total of 700 episodes of the soap opera. He recalled that he portrayed the character Billy Abbott until 2014 and won three Daytime Emmy Awards for his performance. Billy Miller, who could not reach an agreement with the production during the negotiations regarding the renewal of his contract at the end of 2013, announced that he was leaving the famous series.
A busy career
Billy Miller was a prolific comedian who appeared in several productions and numerous commercials. Born in 1979 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he grew up in Texas. After modeling, she turned to the TV series world in 2006. In addition to The Young and the Restless, he starred in 2006’s CSI Manhattan, 2011’s The Ringer, 2014’s Suits: tailor-made lawyers, and even General Hospital from 2014 to 2019. Since 2019, he has played the role of Alex Dunne, the husband of Lanie Buhrman, played by actress Lizzy Caplan, in the series Let the Truth Be Told: The Poison of the Truth. If Billy Miller were still alive, he would celebrate his 44th birthday on September 17.